BAGHDAD, May 11, 2010 — Iraqi forces arrested two suspected al-Qaida in Iraq members and four criminal associates during separate operations conducted with U.S. advisors in southern and northern Iraq today.
Iraqi forces working with U.S. advisors arrested a suspected al-Qaida in Iraq member in Baghdad who allegedly is involved in assassinations and has ties to the terror organization’s senior leadership, along with four of his associates.
In another operation northeast of Baghdad, Iraqi forces working with U.S. advisors arrested an al-Qaida in Iraq member allegedly involved in bombing and mortar attacks, assassinations, kidnappings and insurgent financing.
From a U.S. Forces Iraq News Release